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    HY110 – Encountering the Past

    An introduction to history through the study of a special subject in depth. Emphasis on the ways in which historians find and interpret the materials of the past. For students who do not complete the West in Time requirement in the History Department, a gateway to the History major. Topics designated according to the specialties of the faculty.


    TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
    Fall 2020 Block 1 Encountering the Past: Revolutions in Writing, Pen, Print and Pixel Carol Neel TBA 25/12 11/28/2020
    Fall 2020 Block 2 Encountering the Past; The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election in Historical Context Paul Adler TBA 25/-1 11/28/2020
    Fall 2020 Block 3 Encountering the Past: The Ruins of Modernity Jake Smith TBA 25/-1 11/28/2020
    Spring 2021 Block 5 Encountering the Past French Revolution Tip Ragan TBA 25/12 11/28/2020
    Spring 2021 Block 7 Encountering the Past: Africa and the Second World War Danielle Sanchez TBA 25/12 11/28/2020
    Spring 2021 Block 8 Encountering the Past: Encountering the Past: Sorcery, Magic, and Devilry: The History of Witchcraft Tip Ragan TBA 25/5 11/28/2020